Cops arrest two men in connection with snatch theft case

KUALA LUMPUR: The police have arrested two men in connection with the snatch theft of a woman's necklace at Old Klang Road.

Brickfields OCPD Asst Comm Anuar Omar said the duo aged 31 and 34 were arrested at Taman Seri Manja in Petaling Jaya at about 2.30am on Friday (Jan 15).

"The snatch theft occurred on Dec 22 last year. A woman and her child were walking on the side of the road near Pearl Point when one of the suspects riding a motorcycle snatched the woman's necklace and sped away," he said when contacted on Saturday (Jan 16).

ACP Anuar said several items were seized from the suspects, including six mobile phones, a wallet, an ATM card, a sweater and a motorcycle.

"The 31-year-old suspect had 25 police records while the other suspect had 21 police records. Both of them have been remanded until Tuesday (Jan 19)," he added.

ACP Anuar added that anyone with information on any criminal activity should contact the Brickfields police at 03-22979222

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